Academic Scholarship


“The Coexistence of Folk and Popular Culture as Vehicles of Social and Historical Activism: Transformation of the Bumba-meu-Boi in Northeast Brazil” (Meredith W. Watts & Simone Ferro).  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Popular Culture Association, April 8-11, 2009, New Orleans, LA. Revised version forthcoming in the Journal of Popular Culture.